Record-Breaking Earth & Space by Jon Richards, Ed Simkins


Record-Breaking Earth & Space by Jon Richards, Ed Simkins

From the biggest to the closest and from the driest to the fastest, this book looks at the amazing record-breakers in the Universe. It uses stunning icons, graphics and visualisations to show you how these amazing planets, stars, comets and asteroids are true galactic greats. See what is inside a volcano and discover how violent a volcanic eruption can be. Discover why conditions on our planets are just right for life to exist. Find out about the planets that exist outside the Solar System and measure how big they are. Weigh how much Moon rock was brought back by the Apollo missions.

About the Author

Jon Richards is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

25th February 2016



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